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Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

Written By Douglas Bonderud

WhatsApp Scam: Nope, There’s No Free Netflix!

A new WhatsApp scam employs social engineering tactics and dangles false promises of free Netflix subscriptions to trick users into spreading the malware.

100-Day Government IT Roundup: Immigration, Innovation and Information Security in Trump’s America

The state of government IT was a central issue during last year's election and continues to drive decision-making within Trump's administration.

UK, Netherlands Emerge as Growing Hotspots for Originating Cyberattacks

More than half of the world's cyberattacks now originate from EMEA countries, with the Netherlands being ground zero for 38 percent of phishing scams.

Cybercrime: US Tops Priority, Europe Tops Production

European cybercrime is on the rise, according to a recent ThreatMetrix report, with the number of attacks outpacing the U.S. for the first time.

The IT Gig Economy: Are Freelances or FTEs Your Best Fit?

While CISOs may prefer to hire full-time security professionals, many organizations are leveraging the gig economy to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap.

The Password Problem: Poor Cyber Hygiene Letting Cybercriminals Clean Up

The continued reuse of weak credentials within the enterprise has allowed fraudsters to clean up their acts. World Password Day reminds us to do the same.

Failed Fix? Endpoint Tools Overwhelmed, Underequipped to Handle Emerging Malware Threats

A surge of new fileless malware and advanced file-based threats is making endpoint protection and monitoring all the more critical.

Smart Cities, Big Problems? The Risk of Malware in IoT-Enabled Infrastructure

Smart cities offer big benefits for citizens and governments alike, but are they at increased risk of potentially crippling malware attacks?

The Health Care Data Breach: A Tale of Big Expenses and Cheap Sales

A health care data breach comes with big costs for companies, but records are going for just pennies on the Dark Web. Where is the disconnect?

Closing the Skills Gap: New Tech Test Roots Out Talented Security Recruits

A new tool from ISACA empowers HR and IT managers to evaluate employee security abilities and help close the cybersecurity skills gap.